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Subject: 10 RE: [DCHAS-L] Chemical Safety news stories from Google

In response to some of the comments below, I'll add some further thoughts:

1. I do plan on continuing to send the list of daily headlines to the list so people can determine if they want to visit the delicious site for more details.

2. The tagging system will continue to evolve over the next few weeks as I gain experience with the process. I do expect to include location information (states in the U.S.; country names outside the U.S.)

3. Someone asked about the source of this information. It is the popular press as reported by google searches.  Thus,the primary value of the collection are anecdotes of educational and training purposes rather than statistical analysis of chemical safety event frequency.

Thanks to everyone for their feedback. Suggestions still appreciated.

- Ralph

From: "Irene Cesa" <icesa**At_Symbol_Here**>
Date: February 2, 2010 10:45:04 AM EST
Subject: RE: [DCHAS-L] Chemical Safety news stories from Google

Thank you for requesting feedback. I have used the chemical safety news summaries that you send every day and have found them helpful in terms of promoting safety awareness. The present format is convenient for me to use (and I do use it). It would be slightly less convenient for me to have to go to a Web site and click every link that I want to read. I appreciate the information, however, and understand that another format may be preferable to others.
Irene Cesa
Irene G. Cesa, Ph.D.
Director of Technical Services
Flinn Scientific, Inc.
From: ACTSNYC**At_Symbol_Here**
Date: February 2, 2010 11:02:06 AM EST
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Chemical Safety news stories from Google

The site is not supported by Compuserve in any useful way.  I can see the titles, but can't get the stories to come up.  Dang.   Monona

From: "Russell Vernon" <russell.vernon**At_Symbol_Here**>
Date: February 2, 2010 11:07:58 AM EST
Subject: RE: [DCHAS-L] Chemical Safety news stories from Google
I have often appreciated your gathering and disseminating of these =91chemical=92 related Google stories.
I think the new archive site is excellent
I would continue to appreciate some sort of =91tickler=92  - perhaps the headlines alone, to prompt me to look at what=92 you=92ve found.
Russell Vernon, Ph.D. 
(951) 827-5119

From: "NEAL LANGERMAN" <neal**At_Symbol_Here**>< /div>
Date: February 2, 2010 11:13:34 AM EST
Subject: RE: [DCHAS-L] Chemical Safety news stories from Google

Ralph -
Great idea; is it possible to add a location TAG, at least at the state level?
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From: Patrick A Ceas <ceas**At_Symbol_Here**>
Date: February 2, 2010 11:13:39 AM EST
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Chemical Safety news stories from Google


Looks very nice, and I'm sure that it is easier for you.  Could the link still be sent automatically to the list each day?  That would make it perfect.


From: kauletta**At_Symbol_Here**< /a>
Date: February 2, 2010 10:58:33 AM EST
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Chemical Safety news stories from Google

I like the tags! Its also a place I can go back & re-check I story I might have deleted & then realized I wanted to use. Tags with laboratory, HS or college/university are the ones I'll be looking out for. 

Thanks for making this available to us. 

Kim Auletta
Lab Safety Specialist
EH&S    Z=6200
Stony Brook University
kauletta**At_Symbol_Here**< /a>
EH&S Web site: lab/

Remember to wash your hands! 

From: "Byers, Charlie" <CByers**At_Symbol_Here**>
Date: February 2, 2010 11:24:05 AM EST
Subject: RE: [DCHAS-L] Chemical Safety news stories from Google

I do read the stories but I don=92t sort through them.  I like what you have been doing.   I don=92t have a preference; choose the one that is easiest to do.
Charles D. Byers, PhD,CIH
Mgr. Product Safety and Industrial Hygiene
USG Corporation
550 West Adams
Chicago, IL 60661-3676
(312) 436-4383
From: "Reinhardt, Peter" <peter.reinhardt**At_Symbol_Here**>< /div>
Date: February 2, 2010 11:26:25 AM EST
Subject: FW: [DCHAS-L] Chemical Safety news stories from Google

Thanks for doing this. Having to read the email every day is sort of a drag on those busy days of mine, but otherwise I do appreciate it.
I would really appreciate cataloging lab emergencies separately. I am not very interested in the non-lab events.
Thanks again,

From: "Hadden, Susan [PRDUS]" <SHADDEN**At_Symbol_Here**>
Date: February 2, 2010 11:40:02 AM EST
Subject: RE: [DCHAS-L] Chemical Safety news stories from Google

Works for me.

From: "Arvedson, Steve" <stephena**At_Symbol_Here**>
Date: February 2, 2010 1:57:03 PM EST
Subject: RE: [DCHAS-L] Chemical Safety news stories from Google

Hi Ralph,
Since you asked for feedback, here=92s mine.  I like the emails with the text of the stories right in the email, because I can skim the email and get the whole set of stories in one place.  I suspect that it=92s unlikely that I will have the motivation to click through all the links on the delicious website to read the stories.  I can see how it makes the searching easier, though.  
Just my opinion.

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